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Ultimate Guide to Holidays Honoring Military

Many times there can be confusion about the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Both days are very important both they highlight different types of sacrifice. There are some holidays you may not have even heard of like Armed Forces Day. This article is for you if you want clarification as to what they… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Holidays Honoring Military

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How to Get a Degree or Certification as a Military Spouse

Being a military spouse, moving constantly can affect your ability to hold a job for a long period of time or stay at one college. This however is why spouses are more inclined to seek higher education to help make themselves more marketable and possibly move into more portable careers. Here are some ideas on… Continue reading How to Get a Degree or Certification as a Military Spouse

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PCSing Over the Holidays

The holidays can be a hectic time of year and even more so when you're PCSing. We've traveled on New Years' Day ourselves so I'll share some of the things we've experienced and learned from. Things May be Closed It's important to note that many of the places you need to go to, to get… Continue reading PCSing Over the Holidays

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What Happens to TSP When My Spouse Gets Out?

Photo by Helena Lopes on Pexels.com The first thing they need to do is if they have a loan against their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account, make sure it is paid off. If that is covered, now they have one of three options as long as they have $200 in their TSP account. Keep It… Continue reading What Happens to TSP When My Spouse Gets Out?

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What Does That Mean? Air Force Installation Agencies and Facilities

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com There has been a delay but I finally back to writing my "What does That Mean?" Series. I'm currently working with fellow military spouse and veteran bloggers to write on behalf of the other services because I definitely don't speak Army or Navy! My hope is this article will give… Continue reading What Does That Mean? Air Force Installation Agencies and Facilities

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Blended Retirement System (BRS)

Photo by Ibrahim Asad on Pexels.com I feel like this retirement system has actually been discussed a lot lately on the active duty side but many spouses still don't know about. I hope this article clarifies some concepts. How does it works? Your service member will get 40% of their base pay. The rest of… Continue reading Blended Retirement System (BRS)

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How to be a (Mostly) Happy Military Couple

How to be a (Mostly) Happy Military Couple Marriage can be hard, but being in the military makes it even harder. There can be long hours at work, TDY's, deployments, and just the added stress of your spouse having one of the most difficult jobs in America. At the same time though, your spouse and you are actually… Continue reading How to be a (Mostly) Happy Military Couple